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Stephanie Drummond Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Dr. Stephanie Drummond, OTD, OTR/L

Dr. Stephanie Drummond is a pediatric occupational therapist with over twenty years of education, training, and experience within the field of pediatric occupational therapy.  Dr. Drummond graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern California.  She was part of Pi Theta Epsilon, the Occupational Therapy National Honor Society.  Dr. Drummond was awarded the Lisa Marie Bucher Award, presented to the student who demonstrates loyalty, trustworthiness, creativity, and the ability to make extraordinary accomplishments that further the educational mission of the department. She was also awarded with the Creativity in Occupational Therapy Award, given for a high level of commitment and dedication with programs and ideas that contribute to the creative enhancement of occupational therapy.

Dr. Drummond completed intensive sensory integration training through the University of Southern California, and managed the University of Southern California’s Lifestyle Redesign Program and the Faculty Practice.  Dr. Drummond has received certification to administer the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT), Integrative Listening System, Interactive Metronome, Therapeutic Listening, and The Listening Program. She has completed courses in Handwriting Without Tears, First Strokes, Pediatric Feeding, Brain Gym, Floor Time, Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT), and the Alert Program. She has lectured and given courses on sensory integration and handwriting readiness and intervention, and has presented to the Occupational Therapy Association of California. She has extensive training with feeding difficulties and sensory based feeding disorders, and worked at Toomey & Associates feeding clinic located at the STAR Center in Denver, CO.

  • Advanced Sensory Integration Training
  • Feeding Specialist
  • Integrative Listening System (iLs) Certified
  • Interactive Metronome Certified
  • Therapeutic Listening Certified
  • The Listening Program Certified
  • Owner of San Diego Occupational Therapy

 

Sarah Gilmore Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Sarah Gilmore, MS, OTR/L

Sarah Gilmore is a pediatric occupational therapist with over seven years of education and experience working with a variety of abilities across a range of settings.  She graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Bachelor’s degree from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.  She also graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the Boston School of Occupational Therapy at Tufts University.  While at Tufts, Sarah researched children with disabilities’ participation across contexts.  Findings from this research have been presented at state and international conferences.

Sarah has worked with children and teens of all ages (both individually and in groups) in school, clinic, feeding, mental health, and community-based settings – even on the ski slopes.  She is also bilingual and enjoys working with children and families who speak Spanish.

 

Sara Patrick Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Sara Patrick, MS, OTR/L

Sara Patrick is a pediatric occupational therapist with over seven years of education and experience working with children. She graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Occupational Therapy.  She graduated from the Boston School of Occupational Therapy at Tufts University with her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy. She also received her Certificate in School-Based Practice from Tufts University and has worked with children in the school setting from preschool to high school age ranges.

While in Boston, Sara was the assistant director of a summer camp for children with special needs with a focus on academic tutoring in literature and the arts. Sara has also gained clinical experience in adult inpatient acute psychiatry, outpatient psychiatry as well as multiple pediatric outpatient settings.

 

Cheryl Voyles Pediatric Occupational TherapistCheryl Voyles, MS, OTR/L

Cheryl Voyles is a pediatric occupational therapist with over seven years of education and experience working with children of various ages and capabilities in a variety of settings. She holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies – Elementary Education Plan from California State University, Fullerton.  Cheryl earned her Master of Occupational Therapy Degree from Nova Southeastern University and was a member of the Pi Theta Epsilon, the Occupational Therapy National Honor Society. 

While in Florida, Cheryl participated and implemented therapy plans with Special Olympics, assisted research groups in creating a yoga practice for children with Cerebral Palsy, participated in pediatric health screenings at multiple health fairs, and gained clinical experience in pediatric outpatient facilities and schools.  Cheryl also has experience working in school settings, pediatric home health, and has provided private surf lessons for children.

 

Tiffany Vintayen  Pediatric Occupational TherapistTiffany Vintayen, MS, OTR/L

Tiffany Vintayen is a pediatric occupational therapist with over six years of education and experience working with children of various backgrounds and abilities. She graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Education. She continued to California State University, Dominguez Hills to pursue a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy. Tiffany has had the opportunity to work with children in the home, in schools, in the clinic, and around the community as well as adults in post-acute care, rehabilitation, and community mental health.

While in Santa Cruz, Tiffany spent over a year volunteering with children with autism in the school setting and coached for the Special Olympics. During graduate school, Tiffany also participated in organizations such as the Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) and Integrating Cultures through Occupational Therapy (ICOT). Through ICOT, she was able to complete her fieldwork in Mazatlan, Sinaloa to provide wheelchair fittings for adults with various disabilities and therapeutic services for children and adolescents with cerebral palsy.

 

Meagan Paulsen, MOT, OTR/L

Meagan Paulsen is a pediatric occupational therapist with over seven years of education and experience working with children, teens and young adults with a variety of abilities in a range of settings.  She graduated Cum Laude from Boise State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences and a minor in Psychology.  Meagan graduated from Saint Louis University with her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy.  During school she was a leader in her school’s Pi Theta Epsilon Honor Society chapter, and worked with a team researching children’s reading occupations and presented at state and national conferences.

While living in St. Louis during graduate school, Meagan volunteered at a transitional housing shelter for homeless families, preparing children to begin kindergarten.  She has gained clinical experience in adult acute inpatient, adult outpatient, pediatric outpatient, and preschool and elementary school settings.